by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Assessment in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English
|Other titles||A case study of soil resources in the United States|
|Statement||by Dana L. Hoag and Jennie S. Hughes Popp and D. Eric Hyatt|
|Contributions||Hyatt, D. Eric, Popp, Jennie S. Hughes, National Center for Environmental Assessment (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings)|
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